Savannahians have another option — classic films on the big screen in the lush and luxurious Lucas Theatre, and right around the corner, in the Trustees Theater.
There's a strong possibility that Man of Steel might be the most boring superhero saga ever filmed.
It's a beautifully sustained piece of cinema, raw and authentic and emotional.
The two stars still get the lion's share of the choice quips, but that's OK: They're both on their game, and it's their ingratiating ways with a line that keeps the humor percolating.
More flicks than you can shake a bead of sweat at
The 2013 summer movie season began with a heavy metal act (Iron Man 3, which opened May 3) and will end with a pop performance (One Direction: This Is Us, the boy-band documentary that's out Aug. 30). In between, Hollywood will emit a steady siren song that will ensnare moviegoers of all stripes.
Documentary examines possible extraterrestrial technology
"The friend said 'I think I saw something I'm not supposed to see' — stealth technology and some type of manmade antigravity craft. We're talking about potentially faster than light."
This is one of those films where the plot can only progress if characters perform a specific act at a specific time, or where one unanticipated reaction from a peripheral character would unravel all the plans.
Those expecting the thrills of King Kong's Skull Island will be let down.
Generally speaking, any series that has managed to make its way to a sixth installment is running solely on fumes, but that's not the case with the Fast & Furious brand. This wildly inconsistent franchise seems to rise and fall on whenever the muse randomly hits its creators, which may be often (2011's series-best Fast 5), inconsistently (the 2001 original, The Fast and the Furious) or not at all (2003's wince-inducing 2 Fast 2 Furious).
Baz Luhrmann misses an opportunity to draw out parallels to modernity and instead comes across as a cover band director - someone whose celebrated directorial ambitions coattail the mastery of others who came before him.
J.J. Abrams' second Trek film is an unqualified success, and it promises a bright future for this tireless franchise.
With The Avengers still fresh in everyone's minds, this tin-man outing might seem even more tinny to many prospective viewers.